Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
eaglepoacher, SacalaitSlayer89, DogFish9, Inglikestofish, garzas23
108903 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 89627
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76960
John175® 68915
JDavis7873® 67392
Derek 🐝 61294
FattyMcButterpants 60906
Tritonman 58274
LoneStarSon® 54734
Mark Perry 53670
facebook
Forum Stats
108903 Members
60 Forums
833165 Topics
12106412 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#12303100 - 06/20/17 04:21 PM sharpening trolling motor prop blade
beeflover Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/01/05
Posts: 410
Loc: eagan, mn
I'm am wondering if I took a file and sharpened my trolling motor prop blades, if it would cut thru slop better? Come on I bet someone in here tried it. Did it work?

Top
#12303113 - 06/20/17 04:26 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
Jusbassin Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/29/08
Posts: 183
Loc: Fort Worth,Tx.
Yes, took a file to it and it works very well.

Top
#12303127 - 06/20/17 04:30 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
beeflover Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/01/05
Posts: 410
Loc: eagan, mn
yeah I'll sharpen that blade and get back to cuttin cabbage

Top
#12303261 - 06/20/17 05:34 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Does work a little. I have a "the Goat" on my trollingmotor, which made a huge difference. I also added the Kipawa prop. Together my Fortrex will chew a path threw hydrilla.

Top
#12303291 - 06/20/17 06:01 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6076
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Picodegallo?
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12303342 - 06/20/17 06:35 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6076
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I've been sharpening and balancing my props the last few years. It makes for a really quiet motor.
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12303434 - 06/20/17 07:27 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
the skipper Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 4290
Loc: nederland, TX
How are you balancing them?

Top
#12303465 - 06/20/17 07:52 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: the skipper]
RJF1423 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/15/10
Posts: 4396
Originally Posted By: the skipper
How are you balancing them?
i would love to know as well.

Top
#12303466 - 06/20/17 07:53 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6076
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
With a lawn mower blade balancer.
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12303472 - 06/20/17 07:56 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6076
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Tractor supply has them for less than $5.

They work good on lawn mower blades as well! Haha
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12303515 - 06/20/17 08:21 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
RANDYSGLIDE Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/12/04
Posts: 1749
Loc: CORSICANA TX NAVARRO
Good idea

Top
#12303537 - 06/20/17 08:34 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
reeltexan Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 2550
Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS

Me thinks some folks have a lot of spare time.
_________________________
"..The pleasantist angling is to see the fish
Cut with her golden oars the silver stream,
And greedily devour the treacherous bait.
Bill Shakespeare






Top
#12303560 - 06/20/17 08:46 PM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: reeltexan]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6076
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: reeltexan

Me thinks some folks have a lot of spare time.


No kidding. 2-3 days a week I can't go fishing. ....gotta do something to "feel like I'm doing something fishing related".
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12304172 - 06/21/17 08:58 AM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: beeflover]
lipjerk Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2370
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Great idea Steez, do you just glue weights on it if needed?

Top
#12304208 - 06/21/17 09:19 AM Re: sharpening trolling motor prop blade [Re: lipjerk]
Donald Harper Online   happy
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 14945
Loc: Justin, TX.
Originally Posted By: lipjerk
Great idea Steez, do you just glue weights on it if needed?


No, just file a little more off the EAR that is lower on the balance device. I like the Ninja prop; very sharp and it will cut.
_________________________
Each person you work with holds some promise to your future success.
www.eletewater.com - Staying Hydrated
www.lakeoviachic.com - Booking Mexico Trips
20 Hot Spot Mapping - GPS Contour Chips - Custom Spinner Baits - Jigs -Spooks
Pure Extracts - Minnow-Night Crawler-Crayfish-Craylic



Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide